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  1. The Mephisto Waltz No. 1 is Liszt's virtuoso depiction of an episode from the Austrian poet Lenau's verse poem of the Faust legend. The devilish Mephistopheles takes Faust to a dance at a village inn. When Mephisto begins to play his fiddle the villagers are whipped into an orgiastic frenzy.
  2. This page lists all recordings of Mephisto Waltz No. 1 (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke - The Dance in the Village Inn, after lenau) by Ferencz Liszt ().
  3. This Second Episode will be familiar to many listeners in its better-known guise as Liszt’s Mephisto Waltz No. 1, the first and most famous of the four such piano pieces he would write.
  4. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1; Mephisto Waltz; Hero de fun bre (CD, Feb, Arts Music) at the .
  5. The first Mephisto Waltz is actually the second of Two Episodes from Lenau's Faust, S , entitled "The Dance at the Village Inn." Composed sometime during the final months of , it is by far the best known of the four waltzes, and is invariably the piece that comes to peoples' minds upon hearing the title "Mephisto Waltz.".
  6. Oct 17,  · Liszt originally conceived Mephisto Waltz No. 1 as the latter part of his two movement Episodes from Lenau’s “Faust.” The Nocturnal Procession (1st movement) is now rarely played but the famous waltz enjoys its everlasting life in three versions: orchestral, piano duet and piano solo.
  7. Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat, d. / Schubert-Liszt: Four Songs / Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. Evgeny Kissin (Artist) Format: Audio CD out of 5 stars 10 ratings/5(10).

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